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Use of oxidized lignin as a dispersant
The present invention concerns a process for oxidizing lignin at alkaline conditions. This oxidized lignin can be used as a dispersant in various end-products,...
FIBER-REINFORCED CONCRETE AND COMPOSITIONS FOR FORMING CONCRETE
Fiber-reinforced compositions for forming concrete are disclosed. A fiber-reinforced dry-cast cementitious composition includes a cementitious component,...
Method and Composition for Reinforcing Asphalt Cement Concrete
Reinforcing fibers, such as aromatic polyamide ("aramid") fibers, are treated by coating with or embedding in a binder such as a Fischer-Tropsch wax. The...
SUBSTRATE COATED WITH A STACK OF FUNCTIONAL LAYERS HAVING IMPROVED
A transparent substrate provided with a stack of thin layers includes an alternation of n functional layers having reflection properties in the infrared region...
ARTICLES INCLUDING ANTICONDENSATION COATINGS AND/OR METHODS OF MAKING THE
Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to articles including anticondensation coatings that are exposed to an external environment, and/or...
A method of making magnesium glass including depositing a film of transparent crystalline MgO on glass at a temperature between 550.degree. C. and 1000.degree....
Quartz Glass Part and Fabrication Method for Quartz Glass Part
A quartz glass part silicon powder is plasma-sprayed onto a surface of a quartz glass substrate and thereby a coating film is formed, the quartz glass...
METHOD FOR PRODUCING GLASS SHEET
The glass sheet production method of the present invention includes the steps of: (I) bringing a first acid gas into contact with at least one principal...
GLASS-CERAMIC ARTICLE AND ENAMEL FOR THE COATING THEREOF
A glass-ceramic article is at least partly coated with at least one layer of enamel, including a glass frit. The frit includes, expressed by weight, SiO.sub.2,...
OPTICAL GLASS AND OPTICAL ELEMENT
The invention provides an optical glass with rather low transition temperature, high transmittance, chemical stability and good devitrification resistance,...
DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORMING GLASS BODIES
A device for the shaping of glass bodies, in particular of pharmaceutical vials, comprises a clamping chuck for holding a glass body, a rotary drive for...
METHOD FOR PRODUCING GLASS SHEET WITH BENT PORTION AND GLASS SHEET WITH
Provided is a method capable of producing a glass sheet with a bent portion in which a flattened portion has high flatness and high smoothness. A flat glass...
MELTING GLASS MATERIALS USING RF PLASMA
The disclosure relates to methods for forming pre-melting and/or melting glass batch materials comprising bringing glass batch materials into contact with a...
SLUDGE DRYING BEDS
A sludge drying bed for effective separation or decanting of water from sludge and the storage of treated sludge comprising of a sloping floor (6,7) to drain...
Nozzled Confined Container for Treating Sludge
The disclosure relates to an apparatus, system, and methodology for treating nested waste matter, including a delivery system for delivering a volume of...
PRODUCTION OF ULTRA-HIGH-DENSITY BRINES
Water treatment systems and associated methods are generally described. Certain embodiments of the water treatment systems and methods described herein may be...
A METHOD FOR TREATING ALKALINE BRINES
Disclosed herein is a method for treating an alkaline brine. The method comprises adding a source of magnesium ions to the alkaline brine. A resultant...
Composition and Methods of Use
Provided herein are compositions and methods that can remove, metabolize, or degrade a hydrocarbon in an area that is contaminated by hydrocarbons. Methods for...
BLOWDOWN RECYCLE METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INCREASING RECYCLE AND WATER
RECOVERY PERCENTAGES FOR STEAM GENERATION UNITS
A boiler blowdown recycle method and system for increasing recycle and water recovery percentages for steam generation units used in thermal hydrocarbon...
Stable Concentrated Polyaluminum Chlorosilicate Solutions
Novel polyaluminum chlorosilicates (PACSi) and sodium aluminum silicate (SAS) products having improved characteristics useful in the treatment of water and...
APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR TREATING ACID MINE DRAINAGE USING ELECTROCHEMICAL
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a system for treating acid mine drainage. The apparatus includes first and second reaction baths for...
LIQUID TREATMENT APPARATUS
The invention provides a liquid treatment apparatus such as a reverse osmosis apparatus wherein a portion of an inlet liquid permeates through a filter or a...
IRON-FUNCTIONALIZED ALGINATE FOR PHOSPHATE AND OTHER CONTAMINANT REMOVAL
AND RECOVERY FROM AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS
A biodegradable iron-crosslinked alginate is useful as a remediation agent for environmental contaminants such as phosphate. When charged with phosphate, or...
WATER FILTERS FOR GRAVITY-FED WATER FILTER PITCHERS
A gravity driven water filter having: a housing with at least one upwardly extending sidewall that extend upwardly from a bottom of the housing and define an...
A DEVICE AND A PROCESS FOR PURIFICATION OF GREY WATER
The present invention relates to a device and a process for purification of grey water. In particular the invention relates to in-home purification of grey...
MEMBRANE TREATMENT/SEPARATION PLANT AND CONTROL SYSTEM
A membrane treatment plant having at least two stages (53), (69), (75) arranged serially is disclosed. Each stage (53), (69), (75) comprises at least four...
Water Vapor Distillation Apparatus, Method and System
A system for water dispensing. The system includes a housing comprising a first and second portion; a water vapor distillation apparatus housed in the first...
CUSTOMIZABLE MULTI-STAGE WATER TREATMENT SYSTEM
A customizable multi-stage fluid treatment assembly typically includes a connector, a plurality of cartridges, and a cap. The plurality of cartridges have a...
TRANSITION METAL COMPOSITE HYDROXIDE CAPABLE OF SERVING AS PRECURSOR OF
POSITIVE ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL FOR...
A transition metal composite hydroxide can be used as a precursor to allow a lithium transition metal composite oxide having a small and highly uniform...
A method for the synthesis of molybdenum disulphide foam wherein the porosity of the foam can be controlled. The porosity of the foam is employed to adapt the...
CONTINUOUS HYDRODYNAMIC CAVITATION CRYSTALLIZATION NUCLEATION DEVICE AND
PROCESS FOR HIGH FLOW RATES WITH LOW SHEAR
A device and process for crystallizing a compound using hydrodynamic cavitation comprises the steps of mixing at least one stream of a feed stock solution...
Environmentally benign production of graphene materials
An intercalated graphite compound composition, comprising a layered graphite with interlayer spaces or interstices and an intercalant residing in at least one...
METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PRODUCING CARBON AEROGEL
Methods described herein generally relate to producing carbon aerogel. The method may include providing a carbon-containing polymeric material, and contacting...
PROCESS FOR PURIFYING PHOSPHORUS PENTAFLUORIDE
A method for obtaining high-purity phosphorus pentafluoride (PF.sub.5), which is industrially useful in the fields of semiconductors and batteries, from...
Method And Device For Regenerating Hydrochloric Acid
The subject matter of the present invention is a method to extract or recover hydrochloric acid from hydrochloric acid solutions containing metal by means of...
A METHOD FOR PREPARING METAL COMPLEX HYDRIDE NANORODS
A method for preparing metal complex hydride nanorods, comprising the steps of: (1) preparing one-dimensional coordination polymers by mixing metal complex...
METHOD FOR PRODUCING METAL HYDRIDE
A method for efficiently producing a high-purity metal hydride without contamination of other metals while initiating reaction rapidly is provided. A method...
METHOD AND PLANT FOR GASIFYING INPUT MATERIAL
The invention relates to a plant for at least partly gasifying solid organic input material, with a low-temperature gasifier in which pyrolysis can yield a...
SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME
A semiconductor element and method are provided such that the method includes providing a processed substrate arrangement including a processed semiconductor...
MULTI-PRESSURE MEMS PACKAGE
The present disclosure relates to a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) package having two MEMS devices with different pressures, and an associated method of...
MEMS CAVITY SUBSTRATE
In accordance with an example embodiment of this disclosure, a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) device comprises a substrate, a CMOS die, and a MEMS die,...
Integrated MEMS Device
An integrated MEMS device is provided. The integrated MEMS device comprises a circuit chip and a device chip. The circuit chip has a patterned first bonding...
EMBEDDED STRUCTURES FOR HIGH GLASS STRENGTH AND ROBUST PACKAGING
A sensor device is constructed to maintain a high glass strength to avoid the glass failure at low burst pressure, resulting from the sawing defects located in...
PLANAR CAVITY MEMS AND RELATED STRUCTURES, METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND
A method of forming a Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) includes forming a lower electrode on a first insulator layer within a cavity of the MEMS. The...
An optical module includes a semiconductor substrate, an electrostatic actuator including a fixed portion fixed to the semiconductor substrate and a movable...
METHOD OF CUSTOM FITTING A MATTRESS
A method for custom fitting a mattress to the anatomy of a person includes identifying and marking anatomical landmarks on the person, transferring the...
The invention relates to a panic snap, in particular on lead and tether lines for horses. FIG. 4 shows the lengthwise cross-section of the load part (1) and...
Combination Spout And Filter, Paticularly For Paint Barrels
A combined filter and spout device for use with a paint barrel includes a hollow body having a pouring end, a straining end and a barrel opening engaging...
Fluid Meter With Improved Piston Guidance
The invention relates to a fluid meter (27) comprising a housing (28) defining at least one crankcase (29) and two cylinders (25, 26), a crankshaft (11)...
FUEL DISPENSER LOCKING ARRANGEMENT
The present invention provides a lockable fuel pump dispenser comprising a fuel outflow nozzle, locking means a transferring unit and a converter unit. The...